18th Party Congress

Who rules China

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 12 September, 2012, 3:22pm
UPDATED : Thursday, 12 September, 2013, 3:19pm
SCMP Graphic by Adolfo Arranz

With more than 80 million members and 3.3 million branches, China's Communist Party is one of the world's most extensive political organizations. Here is a breakdown of how power is concentrated, in just a handful of key bodies and a few dozen people. 


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